WID boards to meet, work on shared issues

  LYNDEN ­— All six Watershed Improvement District boards of supervisors of north Whatcom County are scheduled to meet in March.   The Bertrand one met on March 3. The remaining slate is: Laurel, ...

Letters to the editor – March 4

Why doesn’t Lynden support schools?   As recent transplants from Seattle, we are enjoying our new lives in Lynden. We are impressed with the friendliness and character of this small community. Our ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, March 4 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Lynden Planning Commission has vacancy

LYNDEN — Amy Harksell, city planning director, is searching for a Lynden resident to serve on the Planning Commission.   Don Galloway recently resigned — and was officially recognized by the mayor ...

Energy assisting appointments to start Saturday

  WHATCOM — Appointments for the Puget Sound Energy Home Energy Lifeline Program (PSE HELP) will be taken starting on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. by phone at 255-2192.   Arrangements ...

BTC hosts March 10 career fair in health, business

  BELLINGHAM — A career fair focusing on health and business fields is set for 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall on the first floor of ...

Nooksack Valley first- semester honor roll

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Megan Compton and Taylor Good.   Juniors ...

Meridian honors first-semester achievement

LAUREL — Meridian High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Jake Birnel, Kami Geleynse, Riley Hawkins-Hecock, ...

Whitworth names seven local students to laureate society

SPOKANE — Several local students have been named to Whitworth University’s Laureate Society for fall 2014 semester.   Kayla Bajema, Bret DeGraaff, Luke Olson, Tyler Reardon, Keirstin Skinner, Tyler ...

Customer service is focus of three free classes

  WHATCOM — Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism is offering a free certified program to help local organizations’ staff deliver exceptional customer service.   “Customer service is essential ...